Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID609089
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountyLivingston
LocalityLake Maurepas, at the mouth of the Amite River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAmite
HUC8 Number08070202
HUC10 NameAmite River-Lake Maurepas
HUC10 Number0807020209
HUC12 NameBayou Barbary-Amite River
HUC12 Number080702020906
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsObserved jumping, specimen not collected.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierLouisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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